Re: [asa] Four views

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <>
Date: Wed Dec 17 2008 - 11:39:28 EST

On 12/16/08, Randy Isaac <> wrote:
> Perhaps one might summarize some of the various metaphysical viewpoints like
> this:
> TE: Human beings are the intended, purposeful result of God's creative act.
> How do we know this? Because God has revealed it to us in his Word. We may
> or may not find direct evidence of it, or the mechanism for it, in the
> details of the intermediate evolutionary processes but even if we did, the
> basis of knowledge is God's revelation. Revealed knowledge.
I would tend to modify this just a litttle bit. The sentence "Because
God has revealed it to us in his Word" is too restrictive. I think he
has revealed it to us also in other ways, for some of us actual
epiphanies. So I'd just say "Because God has revealed it to us."

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